Tuesday, April 9, 2013

THE END (FOR NOW)

Hello. I've decided to stop doing this project. I will leave all videos and posts as they are. If anything, I got an 60-song album out of it. I hope to restart, potentially with a custom URL which I will link to here, on May 6th, 2013 (my birthday). I am not stopping running, but the way this was going, coupled with the inconsistencies in video and blogging tone, became too annoying to continue. Does that make sense? Probably not. The 1/2-marathon went OK on Sunday. I was somewhat hungover and almost had like six panic attacks but it was OK, and I finished in two hours. I forgot my belt cam though. That really annoyed me. That's probably why I feel like this has to stop for now. No excuse not to film that gorgeous day in AC. I have this short video of the run. It was so beautiful down there. DAMN.

Friday, April 5, 2013

DAY 59

DAY 58

I'm too pissed off at this situation to really blog here right now. I wanted to run longer than this but afpowejtpworjwrfrf who knows. I'll get back on track over the weekend but expect no more words until then. Tomorrow is a an off/gif day. PEACE.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

DAY 57

I listened to that Tim and Eric album today. OMG that album is so amazing. What else? I planned on a 'short' run so that's why this was 'only' 4.23 miles. (Using scare quotes cuz I don't wanna come across as a dick; I understand that exercise, to some degree, is a luxury and I have to make a big elaborate game of it, just to stomach it--See this project--so when I use adjectives like "short" I prefer to address them as 'short', to let you, the reader, know that I know how much of a terrific shithead I truly am. I'm running a fucking 1/2 marathon Sunday, so believe me: I KNOW. Thanks. Thanks for understanding. Shalom.) ##

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

DAY 56

I listened to the new The Knife record. Weird! But good. Weirdly good. Hello I am Emperor Hashtag and welcome to my blog. I like the album art; it's color scheme is the same as GodWeenSatan. Speaking of Ween, Deaner was in attendance at The Meat Puppets show. He didn't join them on stage. He was a fan just like you and me. Knicks-Hawks is better than Sox-Yanks. Don't get me started on this Rutgers scandal. Just keep your mind on the good side of sports. Geez-Louise. (What's the point?) I'm all over the place. My level of #CARE is not high. Not a high level. Inconsistency. Straight jackets. Straight-ahead jackets stray. Looper starring the bad guy from Billy Madison who was also in that political TV show about the White House. THAT GUY IS WEASLY; THE WORD WEASLY WAS INVENTED FOR THAT GUY. I was sitting on a blanket in front of the White House not four days yet removed. One of these days I hope to learn how to write. I am a weT9I243T9I4WT. Days. #Days. I am glad I got in five miles. Felt less. The miles are feeling less. Time is changing. Think Possible™.

Monday, April 1, 2013

DAY 55

The times: they are a-changing. This looks different, right? No more ALL CAPS. No more anti-formatting HTML (the "pre" tag). This is cleaner. More spring-like. This project evolves. I've also decided to stop including the iPhone screencaps of the RunKeeper app. Seemed redundant since the mileage is right there in the video title, and I will enjoy saving the ~30 seconds it took to do that. Yes. Maybe I will link to pictures instead of posting them. For instance: here and here and here. "#BeautifulDay" -U2.

I don't understand the "a" in "a-changing." Seems lazy. Seems like Bob Dylan was being a lazy lyricist that day. "I need another a-syllable to make this song a-work! What do I a-do?" -Bob Dylan. That was a direct quote from Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan is maybe anti-Italian? #Maybe

I listened to the "I Heart Radio" app during this run. I skipped a lot of songs. I listened to the Guided by Voices and R. Stevie Moore stations. Here's what I listened to. (Note: That's an incomplete list. I guess "I Heart Radio" only keeps tabs on your 20 most recent? Lame.) I want to start getting back into albums. I like albums. I am seeing the Meat Puppets tomorrow night in New Hope so I should probably listen to a Meat Puppets album during my run before the show. You'll have to see tomorrow's post to see if that actually happened. Very suspenseful. I think they have a new album out. Kinda scared to listen to it. Will probably spin Up on the Sun instead.

So I ran 9.13 miles tonight. Wow. Did not feel that long. I really killed it, as they say. Could've ran longer actually. I have no worries about the 1/2-marathon this Sunday. I am OK with bragging because I am talking to no-one.

Sunday, March 31, 2013

DAY 54

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Saturday, March 30, 2013

DAY 53

TODAY WAS A MINOR MIRACLE I EVEN RAN SO WHY IS THERE NO VIDEO? AS YOU KNOW I AM IN DC. I AM IN DC. I AM IN DC. I AM NOT IN NJ. I AM IN DC AND I RAN 5 MILES ON TOP OF WALKING ABOUT 8 TODAY. NO SHIT, THAT'S TRUE. I WOULDN'T LIE. I THINK I WAS TOO HUNGOVER TO SWEAT THOUGH AND I SUFFERED A MINOR PANIC ATTACK GOING UP A STEEP DC HILL (HARVARD ST.) AND HAD TO STOP AND WALK A BIT. HAHA WHY NO VIDEO? WHAT'S THE POINT OF THIS THING? I AM AN ASSHOLE. HAHA.

Friday, March 29, 2013

DAY 52

TODAY WAS A PLANNED DAY OFF BUY IF I WANT TO RUN 5,000 MILES THERE CAN BE NO PLANNED DAYS OFF. I HAVE TO FOCUS EVERYDAY. SO WHAT IF WAS DRIVING TO DC RIGHT AFTER WORK AT NOON AND WOULDN'T HAVE TIME. SO WHAT. SO WHAT WHO CARES. OH FUCK.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

DAY 51

TONIGHT I GOT LIKE A WEIRD FATIGUE FEELING B/C I DIDN'T EAT ENOUGH (?). IDK. 2 DAYS IN A ROW I RAN WAY LESS THAN I HAD HOPED. THIS THING IS NOT GOING WELL (SEE DAYS 52-54). UGHHHH.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

DAY 50

TONIGHT I THINK I WANTED TO GO LONGER BUT WHO THE HELL KNOWS. I HAD JUST BINGE-EATEN SOME PRETZELS AND I MAYBE SOME BREAD? IDK HAD A CARB BLACKOUT BEFORE I EVEN BEGAN. WTF IS WRONG WITH ME. IF I DO 6 GOOD THINGS I WILL MAKE SURE I DO AT LEAST 7 (USUALLY UNRELATED) BAD THINGS. I'M A WORK IN PROGRESS, OK? MOVING ON. THE I HEART RADIO APP IS VERY HIT OR MISS. FELT LIKE IT WAS MOSTLY HIT TONIGHT SO THAT'S GOOD. I ALSO HAD SOME MANIC ART ENERGY BURSTS AS SEEN HERE. TOMORROW NIGHT IS TOMORROW NIGHT.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

DAY 49

TONIGHT WAS A BOUNCE BACK Y'ALL BUT LIKE A BOUNCY BALL THAT'S LOST SOME OF IT'S LUSTER, NOT ALL THE WAY THERE. I LIKE THE 6.66 AGAIN THOUGH. VERY SATANIC, VERY GOOD. NOT IN LOVE WITH THIS VIDEO ANGLE. GONNA TRY JACKING THE BELT CAM A LIL HIGHER UP ON MY TORSO. FUCK IT. I SAW A GUY RUNNING WITH CHICK SPANDEX ON THIS MORNING SO IT'S NOT LIKE I SHOULD BE WORRIED ABOUT WHAT PEOPLE ARE THINKING RE BELT CAM. I LIKE BELT CAM. I FEEL MUCH FREER RUNNING NOW WITHOUT THE VEST. I ALSO LIKE WHAT I'M DOING WITH THE EDITING OF THE MOVIES AND THE SOUND. MUCH EASIER, QUICKER, MORE EFFICIENT; EQUALLY AS GOOD, I FEEL. TOMORROW I AM GETTING A HAIRCUT. ALSO, SINCE IT IS GETTING DARKER LATER, I WANT TO CLARIFY THAT WHEN I USE THE "NIGHT" TAG, IT JUST MEANS I AM RUNNING IN "THE EVENING" (5PM OR LATER). TONIGHT I LISTENED TO THE AUDIOBOOK CATCHING THE BIG FISH BY DAVID LYNCH (ON YOUTUBE HERE--WHERE I GOT IT). VERY GOOD, VERY INSPIRATIONAL. RECOMMEND.

Monday, March 25, 2013

DAY 48

TONIGHT WAS MY MOST PATHETIC EFFORT TO DATE. FOR NO GOOD REASON I WENT TO THE GYM AND WALKED--WALKED!!--A SINGLE MILE ON THE TREADMILL. SERIOUSLY DON'T KNOW WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH ME. THE EFFORT IT TOOK TO GET MYSELF INTO GYM CLOTHES ON THAT TREADMILL ALONE WAS CERTAINLY NOT WORTH THE SINGLE MILE. I'M A DISASTER. THIS VIDEO IS A DISASTER TOO; IT'S JUST MONDAY FOOTAGE STOLEN FROM THIS VIDEO B/C I DIDN'T TAKE ANY 64666-SPECIFIC VIDEO B/C I AM AN ASSHOLE. I NEED TO FIND A BETTER WAY, RE LIFE IN GENERAL. TRULY FAILING. THIS ANGER...

Sunday, March 24, 2013

DAY 47

TODAY I WAS MARGINALLY HUNGOVER. MORE LIKE SLEEP DEPRIVED, PROBABLY. EVEN THOUGH I SLEPT 6 HOURS, WHICH IS MY NORMAL AMOUNT. 6 HOURS OF DRUNK SLEEP IS LIKE 3 HOURS OF REGULAR SLEEP (MATH). I COULD'VE RUN LONGER BUT THERE WERE TIME CONSTRAINTS. ALWAYS WITH THE TIME CONSTRAINTS, PEEPS JACKIN MY TIME, ETC. WHAT WAS IMPORTANT ABOUT TODAY WAS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW TECHNOLOGY. YES THAT'S RIGHT I AM TALKING ABOUT "BELT CAM," A MAJOR MAJOR DEVELOPMENT IN THE 64666 PROJECT I FEEL.
TODAY I HAVE FIGURED OUT A WAY TO LOOK LIKE MORE OF AN IDIOT OUT ON THE STREETS; I DID NOT THINK IT WAS POSSIBLE (SEE RIGHT). BELT CAM (I AM NOT GOING TO USE QUOTATION MARKS ANYMORE THOUGH I FEEL LIKE IT IS TRULY APPROPRIATE) IS THE IPHONE CASE I TALKED ABOUT IN THIS POST. I USED AN EXACTO KNIVE TO CUT OUT A WHOLE FOR THE CAMERA LENS, AND I HAVE TO SAY, THE THING WORKS LIKE A CHARM. FORGET THE FACT THAT I AM RUNNING WITH LIKE A DRESS PANTS LEATHER BELT STRAPPED TO MY TORSO WITH A CHEAP FAKE LEATHER IPHONE CASE HOOKED INTO IT. I PASSED PEOPLE WHO WERE CLEARLY STARING AT ME AND I WONDERED WHAT THEY MIGHT BE THINKING. ONE THING I THOUGHT THEY MIGHT BE THINKING IS THAT OH LOOK AT THIS KID, HE'S A DIABETIC. HE'S GOT HIS DIABETIC INSULIN CASE WITH ON HIS RUN SO HE WON'T DIE. LOL. PROBABLY NOT WHAT THEY WERE THINKING. KILL ME.
TODAY I ALSO WANT TO MENTION THAT I AM A HUGE SUPPORTER OF THE FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL TEAM. TALK ABOUT A FUN TEAM TO ROOT FOR! JUST KIDS FLYING AROUND HAVING FUN OUT THERE. THEY ARE PERFECT EXAMPLES OF HOW SPORTS CAN BE PURE FUN AND BEAUTIFUL. I AM RUNNING THE ATLANTIC CITY HALF MARATHON 2 WEEKS FROM TODAY; HAVE I MENTIONED THIS ALREADY? SEEMS LIKE THAT WILL BE A MAJOR PLOT POINT IN THIS SAGA AND FILMING IT WILL BE FUN BUT ALSO SLIGHTLY STRESSFUL. TODAY IS SHOULD ALSO NOTE THAT I AM TRYING OUT A NEW TYPE OF VIDEO WHERE I DON'T RECORD A SOUNDTRACK BUT RATHER JUST TWEAK THE EXISTING AMBIENT SOUND FROM THE VIDEO. THE JUST-AUDIO PORTION OF THIS PROJECT IS HAPPENING HERE. WOW THIS WAS THE LONGEST POST I THINK. I'M OK.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

DAY 46

TODAY I GOT BACK ON THE GODDAM HORSE. AFTER 3 DAYS OFF FROM RUNNING. FELT WEIRD. FELT LIKE MAYBE I WOULD NEVER RUN AGAIN, AND THAT I WAS OK WITH THAT, WOULD MUCH PREFER THAT ACTUALLY, ETC. BUT HERE I AM RUNNING LIKE A FOOL WITH MY DAMN VEST ON AGAIN. I LIKE THAT THIS RUN WORKED OUT TO EXACTLY 6.66 MILES. I LIKE WHEN THAT HAPPENS. YOU FOLKS INTO THE MARCH MADNESS?

Friday, March 22, 2013

DAY 45

TONIGHT FEELS LIKE DOING THIS WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE. LIKE I WON'T BE ABLE YO MOVE MY BODY 5,000 MILES OVER THESE 666 DAYS. WHAT AM I EVEN DOING? YOU KNOW I ALMOST ALWAYS WRITE THESE PARAGRAPHS AND EDIT THESE MOVIES AT WORK, RIGHT? LIKE DAYS AFTER THE "DAY IN QUESTION" SO WHEN I WRITE IN THE PRESENT TENSE IT'S BULLSHIT (BUT THAT'S WHAT I'M GOING FOR)? YOU GET THAT? I AM ALSO USING THE "PRE" HTML TAG SO THAT THE LINE NEVER BREAKS AND WORDS GET CUT IN HALF. IDK WHY. SHIT SEEMS PRETTY MEANINGLESS MOST OF THE TIME, THAT'S WHY, I GUESS. FEEL LIKE I SHOULD START MAKING LIKE "HELP ME" VLOGS WITH MY IPHONE EVERY TIME I GO TO THE BATHROOM AT WORK, WHICH IS QUITE OFTEN SINCE I DRINK A LOT OF WATER AND COFFEE AND MOSTLY FEEL THE "HELP ME... I'M DYING HERE" SENTIMENT ALL OF THE TIME.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

DAY 44

TONIGHT I INTRODUCE SOME NEW THINGS: THE "WALK" TAG + A NEW KIND OF VIDEO. SEE ABOVE. I DON'T FEEL LIKE EXPLAINING ANY OF THIS. (SEE YESTERDAY'S POST FOR SOME MORE INFO.) MY FOOT IS FEELING A LITTLE BETTER, THANKS FOR ASKING; LET'S AIM FOR SATURDAY TO RUN AGAIN. CARRY ON.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

DAY 43

TODAY IT IS OFFICIAL: I BE INJURED. I HAVE A FAIRLY INTENSE PAIN IN MY LEFT FOOT, TO THE POINT WHERE I AM WALKING WITH A LIMP. I DON'T THINK IT'S GOUT WHICH, FOR THE RECORD, I AM LONG-TIME OWNER OF. IT'S ISOLATED IN A VERY NON-GOUT PART OF THE FOOT AND I ONLY EXPERIENCE PAIN WHEN I PUT PRESSURE ON IT. IT DERAILED ME FOR A FEW DAYS IN JANUARY BEFORE THIS PROJECT GOT GOING, BUT THE PAIN IS WORSE THIS TIME. I REALLY DON'T WANT TO GO TO THE DOCTOR SO I WILL GIVE IT A FEW DAYS. WHAT I AM GOING TO DO IS START KEEPING TABS ON LONG WALKS WITH RUNTRACKER, SO I CAN CONTINUE TO ADD TO THIS PROJECT'S MILEAGE. I WALKED ABOUT 3 MILES TONIGHT; NO REASON WHY I SHOULDN'T COUNT THAT. SO STARTING TOMORROW THERE WILL BE A "WALK" TAG AND MAYBE A DIFFERENT SORT OF VIDEO.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

DAY 42

TONIGHT I USE THE "LOST" TAG TO ALSO REPRESENT AN OUTSIDE RUN NOT CAPTURED BY VIDEO BUT NOT DUE TO ANY TECH. DIFFICULTIES. (I DID THIS ONCE BEFORE IN DC.) I RAN HOME FROM MY OFFICE AFTER DROPPING MY WIFE'S CAR OFF AT THE GARAGE ON MY LUNCH BREAK AND DIDN'T WANT MY CO-WORKERS, WHO WERE STILL LINGERING AROUND 6PM, TO SEE MY CAMERA VEST GET-UP. WHATEVER. THE BIG NEWS HERE IS THAT I WILL WAKE UP THE NEXT MORNING WITH AN INJURED FOOT. I KNOW THIS BECAUSE THAT NEXT MORNING IS NOW. SO I WILL MOST LIKELY TAKE TOMORROW OFF. MIGHT RUN-KEEPER + FILM A LONG WALK WITH MY DOG DOWNTOWN. HOPEFULLY WHATEVER'S WRONG WITH MY FOOT ISN'T TOO BAD. FUCK. I EXPERIENCED THIS PAIN BEFORE THE PROJECT STARTED IN JANUARY; IT'S IN THE SAME SPOT. IT'S SEEMS MUCH WORSE NOW. IN OTHER NEWS, I LISTENED TO THE ALBUM MAGNOLIA ELECTRIC CO. I NEVER REALLY GOT INTO THE SONGS: OHIA STUFF--I THINK THE COLON ALWAYS TROUBLED ME FOR SOME REASON, AESTHETICALLY, ARBITRARILY--BUT GIVEN THE PASSING OF JASON MOLINA I THOUGHT I'D GIVE IT ANOTHER TRY. I OBVIOUSLY WASN'T IN THE RIGHT PLACE TO APPRECIATE THIS MUSIC BEFORE BECAUSE IT'S REALLY GOOD. SAD. 39 YEARS OLD.

Monday, March 18, 2013

DAY 41

TONIGHT I WONDERED IF TOMORROW WRITING THIS BLURB WOULD BE A PAINSTAKING TASK, AS IT OFTEN IS, OR, RATHER, SUCH WAS CONVENIENTLY CONSTRUED TO PLAY ALONG WITH MATTERS OF TENSE AND THE LIKE. THE TRUTH IS I KIND OF HATE WRITING THESE BLURBS AND SO MAYBE OVER THE COURSE OF THE NEXT 625 DAYS, I WILL JUST POST THE VIDEO OK? IDK I HAVEN'T DECIDED. WHAT I HAVE DECIDED IS THAT (SHOCKINGLY) THE I ♥ RADIO APP, A CORPORATE PRODUCT IF THERE EVER WAS ONE, IS DECIDEDLY BETTER THAN MY LAST.FM APP, WHICH BTW I DELETED IN A FIT OF FRUSTRATION AND CANCELED MY SUBSCRIPTION FOR. C'EST LA VIE. I WILL POINT YOU (WHO'S READING THIS HAHA) EVER CRYPTICALLY IN THIS DIRECTION: WWW.AAAAAAAAAAAA.INFO. GOOD LUCK WITH THAT.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

DAY 40

TODAY I RAN 11 MILES; IT WAS HARD. I SLEPT IN A LITTLE AND I DIDN'T DRINK COFFEE (DIDN'T WANT TO HAVE TO PEE ON THE LONG RUN) AND I WAS DEFINITELY NOT IN GEAR UNTIL ~4 MILES IN. SAW ANOTHER HAWK + A WOODPECKER (NO PICS, SORRY; FOR A GOOD PORTION OF THIS RUN I WAS ON NO-SIDEWALK ROADS AND IT WAS A LITTLE TRICKY). I LISTENED TO THE KINKS AND UNCLE TUPELO. I HAVEN'T WATCHED BACK ANY FOOTAGE IN AWHILE; IS IT ALWAYS AS SHAKY AS THIS? I FEEL LIKE THE VEST ISN'T AS SECURE TO MY TORSO AS IT USED TO BE, RESULTING IN EXTRA-SHAKINESS (?) (WEIGHT-LOSS?). THE VEST HAS HELD UP WELL THOUGH SINCE THE LAST TIME I DID ON WORK ON IT (DAY 31). IN GENERAL I FEEL THIS IS GOING WELL. I MADE IT THROUGH 40 DAYS. MY LEGS HURT BUT IT'S A GOOD HURT. HAPPY ST. PAT'S

Saturday, March 16, 2013

DAY 39

TODAY I INITIALLY WANTED TO GO BIG OR GO HOME (12 MILES?) BUT THE WEATHER WASN'T HAVING IT. AFTER TAKING MY DOG OUT FOR ABOUT 90 MINUTES, THE SNOW WAS COMING DOWN HARD AND (WORSE) TURNING TO RAIN. THE WEATHER'S SUPPOSED TO BE GREAT TOMORROW SO I'LL DO THE LONG RUN THEN. I ACTUALLY TRIED TO FILM THIS PROPERLY BUT 15 MINUTES I NOTICED MY CAMERA WASN'T FILMING AND HADN'T CAPTURED ANYTHING. ALL MY DEVICES (3) WERE GETTING WET SO I STUFFED THEM IN MY POCKET AND TRIED TO RUN AS FAST AS I COULD. I HOPE ENJOY TODAY'S VISUAL POEM IN PLACE OF THE LOST VIDEO.
TODAY I GOT SIDETRACKED FROM RUNNING AS FAST AS I COULD BY A BEAUTIFUL HAWK, A RED-TAILED (SEE RIGHT). IT FLEW RIGHT PAST MY FACE THEN LANDED IN A TREE ACROSS THE STREET. IN THE ABOVE VIDEO I TRY TO SUMMON IT WITH ANIMAL NOISES. TRUE STORY. THIS IS MY LIFE.

Friday, March 15, 2013

DAY 38

TONIGHT I PLANNED A HALF-NIGHT OFF SO I PLAYED WITH MY DOG. WE JOGGED AND WALKED AROUND AND THEN PLAYED FRISBEE IN THE BEAUTIFUL NIGHT. IT'S ALL IN THE VIDEOTAPE.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

DAY 37

TONIGHT I SAW A GODDAM OSPREY; DON'T TELL ME I DIDN'T. SO MAJESTIC. I ALMOST GOT HIT BY A CAR LOOKING AT HIM/HER. THIS WAS A TOUGH BUT GOOD RUN. HIGHLY ENJOYABLE RUNNING WEATHER: COLD BUT SUNNY. I ALSO ENJOY RUNNING FROM LIGHT INTO DUSK INTO DARKNESS; THERE'S SOMETHING PEACEFUL ABOUT IT. FOR MUSIC, I CONTINUED MY PAVEMENT BINGE WITH THE COMPLETION OF BRIGHTEN AND THE (SEMINAL?) SLANTED. JESUS, SO GOOD. I FEEL A REAL ANGER AT MYSELF FOR NOT LISTENING TO THIS BAND FOR SO LONG.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

DAY 36

TONIGHT'S RUN WAS MARRED BY A MULTITUDE OF TECHNICAL PROBLEMS (THE FIRST HALF ANYHOW). LET'S TALK ABOUT THEM! FOR STARTERS, RUN KEEPER STOPPED AT LIKE AROUND 0.25 MILES AND I DIDIN'T NOTICE IT UNTIL AT LEAST ~1 MILE IN (I'M BEING GENEROUS; IT WAS PROBABLY MORE LIKE 0.75). SO I STARTED IT UP AGAIN FROM THAT POINT AND ADDED 1 MILE TO THE TALLY FOR OFFICIAL SCORE-KEEPING PURPOSES. ALSO--VERY ODDLY--THE VIDEO FOR THE FIRST 1/3 OF THE RUN WAS COMPLETELY WHITE. SO I CUT THAT OUT AND STARTED THE TAPE AS IT SLOWLY BEGINS TO FADE INTO RECOGNIZABLE LANDSCAPES. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT CAUSED THIS. I LITERALLY RAN FROM LIGHT INTO DUSK INTO DARKNESS, AND MAYBE THE FLASH WAS ON? I DON'T THINK IT WAS BUT CLEARLY THE VIDEO STARTS TO GET BETTER AS THE LIGHT GOES AWAY. I SAW A GREMLIN ELF LADY AS WELL TONIGHT. TONIGHT I LISTENED TO CROOKED RAIN & BRIGHTEN AND WONDERED WHY I DIDN'T LIKE PAVEMENT IN HIGH SCHOOL? WHAT SPECIFICALLY CHANGED ABOUT MY AURAL PALATE? THESE ARE SERIOUS QUESTIONS.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

DAY 35

TONIGHT YOU'RE PROBABLY THINKING OH IT LOOKS PRETTY NICE IN HIS NECK O' THE WOODS, WHY DID HE GO TO THE GYM? THE WEATHER DID TURN FOR THE BETTER AND, YES, I *COULD* HAVE RAN OUTSIDE. BUT I GOT AN IDEA STUCK IN MY HEAD THAT IT WOULDN'T BE NICE OUT TILL LATER SO WHY DON'T I RUN AT THE GYM AND THEN GO WALK MY DOG IN THE NICE EVENING WEATHER. IT'S FINE. I GET A GOOD WORKOUT AT THE GYM EVEN IF THEY'RE NOT LENGTHY RUNS; THEY'RE "DIFFERENT" RUNS. BUT 5 MILES SEEMS TO BE MY MAX BEFORE THE DUDES IN SPANDEX AND MINI-TVS SHOWING FOX NEWS IN MY PERIPHERY GET THE BETTER OF ME.
I AGAIN SUBJECTED MYSELF TO THE LAST.FM APP AND HEARD "CUT YOUR HAIR" FOR THE 55TH TIME. HERE'S (SEE RIGHT) A VERY LIMITED RUNDOWN OF WHAT I LISTENED TO CUZ WHY WOULD THE APP WORK PERFECTLY FOR $3 A MONTH AND ACTUALLY KEEP A RECORD OF EVERYTHING I LISTENED TO AND NOT JUST EVERY OTHER SONG. I JUST CANCELED MY SUBSCRIPTION. THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE CATALOGED ON MY LAST.FM PROFILE.

Monday, March 11, 2013

DAY 34

TONIGHT IT FELT EVEN LONGER THAN 7. I AM A SINGLE PARENT TO A LARGE DOG THE NEXT 2 WEEKS AND DUDE IS MY BEST FRIEND; HE NEEDS HIS OWN EXERCISE. SO BEFORE EMBARKING ON THIS JAUNT WE WENT FOR A ~2.5-MILE WALK IN THE BEAUTIFUL 56-DEGREE WEATHER. HE DESERVES IT; HE IS THE BEST. I THINK ONE DAY THIS WEEK I AM GOING TO RUN HIM FOR A MILE OR 2 AND FILM THAT BEFORE PUTTING HIM BACK INSIDE AND CONTINUING FURTHER. IT'S SUPPOSED TO RAIN TOMORROW SO MAYBE WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY? TONIGHT I LISTENED TO THE BNM'D AUTRE NE VEUT, WHICH I LIKED WAY MORE THAN I THOUGHT I WOULD. R&B MELODIES AREN'T REALLY MY THING BUT TEXTURALLY AND SONICALLY THERE IS SO MUCH GOING ON, EVERY SONG IS SORTA WEIRD AND FASCINATING. (IT'S REALLY A PERFECT BLEND OF EVERY KIND OF TONE, FROM THE CLASSICALLY CHEESY TO THE SMOOTH FUTURISTIC AND SO ON.) I ALSO LISTENED TO THE FIRST HALF OF THE DAN FRIEL RECORD, TOTAL FOLKLORE. THE OPENING TRACK "ULYSSES" IS AN EPIC BUT WHAT I HEARD AFTER WAS SOMETHING OF A LETDOWN BY COMPARISON.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

DAY 33

TONIGHT I WAS DEALING WITH DAY #2 OF MY HANGOVER. THAT'S RIGHT, HANGOVERS ARE NOW 2 DAYS FOR THE PRICE OF 1 NIGHT OF BOOZING. GREAT. THAT I WAS EVEN ABLE TO GET IN 5 MILES AT A SNAIL'S PACE WITHOUT SHITTING MY PANTS IS A MINOR MIRACLE. TONIGHT I LISTENED TO DON GIOVANNI RECORDING ARTISTS WAXAHATCHEE AND CALIFORNIA X. MEH. NO OFFENSE, JUST NOTHING SOUNDS GOOD TO ME ANYMORE. I NEED TO RIGHT THIS SHIP, CAPTAIN. *THE CAPTAIN HAS HANGED HIMSELF IN THE GALLEY (NATCH)*

Saturday, March 9, 2013

DAY 32

LOOK. I HAVE A PROBLEM CONSUMING ALCOHOL OK? I'M NOT "ADDICTED" TO IT BUT I CERTAINLY ABUSE IT, INSOMUCH AS I SAY ONE THING AND THEN DO ANOTHER, SEEMINGLY UNCONSCIOUSLY, RE MY "PLANNED" CONSUMPTION ON MOST FRIDAY/SATURDAY NIGHTS AFTER I TAKE THAT FIRST SIP. I WILL MAKE BOLD DECLARATIONS LIKE, I WILL NOT DRINK FOR THE NEXT 15 DAYS. THEN I WILL DRINK TO EXCESS 4 DAYS LATER. I WILL SAY, I AM ONLY HAVING 3, THEN HAVE 13. THE PHYSIOLOGICAL REPERCUSSIONS LED TO THE CANCELING OF THIS RUN; THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ONES... I WILL NOT DRINK FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT 13 DAYS. YOU MARK MY WORD.

Friday, March 8, 2013

DAY 31

TONIGHT THIS WHOLE WEEK WAS JUST OFF. I WAS ALWAYS SLIGHTLY BEHIND. SOME GOOD NEWS THOUGH: A FEW STAPLES AND SOME PREMIUM SQUEEZING, I WAS ABLE TO FIX THE CAMERA VEST. HOORAY! HOORAY? SURE, HOORAY! (HERE'S A PRE-RUN SCREENCAP OF VEST STRAIGHT FROM THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR--GOOD PIC!) SO EVEN THOUGH THE PROSPECT OF WEARING A BELT BACKWARDS WITH A CRACKED IPHONE DIRECTLY ABOVE MY CROTCH FILMING MY SURROUNDINGS IS SUPER APPEALING TO ME, I THINK I'LL MOST LIKELY GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS VEST BEFORE TRASHING IT. I WANTED TO RUN CONSIDERABLY LONGER THIS EVENING BUT LIKE I SAID IN THE FIRST SENTENCE: TIME IS MONEY. AND SEAFOOD IS BEST SERVED FRESH.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

DAY 30

TONIGHT I SWEATED LIKE A WEIRD BAFOON. I AM NOT A SWEATER NORMALLY. I HAVE INCLUDED THIS EXPERT RENDERING (RIGHT) TO SHOW YOU THE SWEAT LINE ON MY ORANGE SWEATSHIRT SINCE THE PHOTO DIDN'T DO IT JUSTICE (THE WHITE LINE IS THE SWEAT LINE). DON'T EVEN GET ME STARTED ON MY UNDERSHIRT! (IT WAS SO WET!!) I AM GOING TO GYM IT UP THE NEXT 2 DAYS AS THIS WINTER WEATHER MOVES THROUGH.
TONIGHT LISTENED TO THE LAST.FM APP WHICH WAS HIT OR MISS. I DID HEAR THE PIXIES' "WAVE OF MUTILATION"; HOLY SHIT THAT'S A GREAT SONG. I MIGHT BE IN THE GYM A LITTLE BIT LONGER THAN I'D LIKE TO AS I SORT OUT MY CAMERA-VEST SITUATION. ANOTHER IDEA I HAD WAS USING A BELT HOLDER CASE AND CUTTING A HOLE IN IT AND THEN WEARING A BELT LIKE A TOTAL NERD WHILE I RUN. I FOUND ONE ON AMAZON. LOL MY LIFE, RIGHT? I THINK I'M GONNA BUY IT!

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

DAY 29

TONIGHT MY TRUSTY CAMERA-VEST TRULY ATE IT. I MADE THE EXECUTIVE DECISION TO STOP FILMING AFTER 16 MINUTES, AS I COULDN'T GET 100 YARDS WITHOUT THE DAMN IPHONE FALLING OUT OF ITS POCKET. MAJOR REPAIRS NEEDED. I'M NOT SO GOOD WITH THIS STUFF AND AM SLIGHTLY WORRIED. I THOUGHT MY HOMEMADE GETUP WAS SO GOOD AND HERE WE ARE LESS THAN A MONTH LATER AND IT'S BASICALLY KAPUT. IF SOMEONE MADE A GARMENT DESIGNED SOLELY FOR THIS PURPOSE I WOULD PAY UPWARDS OF $40 FOR SAID GARMENT. TONIGHT I LISTENED TO THE NEW TMBG. I LIKE IT. IT'S REALLY WEIRD AND INVENTIVE IN SPOTS; DARE I SAY THE WEIRDEST THEY'VE EVER SOUNDED. I THINK OVERALL THEIR LAST ONE HAD BETTER SONGS ON IT BUT IT'S A REAL SOLID RECORD. TONIGHT THERE WAS A BIG HULLABALOO ABOUT SOME NASTY WEATHER. ASIDE FROM A LITTLE AFTERNOON RAIN AND WIND, THERE WAS NOTHING. WEATHERMEN, YA KNOW?

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

DAY 28

A NEW BEGINNING. I HEREBY END THE "DEAD IN THE STREETS" INSIDE MY HOUSE, EATING A MOZZARELLA CHEESE SANDWICH AND DOING NOTHING. TOMORROW WE LIVE FOR ANOTHER MONTH WITH POSITIVITY AND THE COOL, COMFORT THAT--DESPITE HOWLING, MENACING WEATHER--SPRING IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER. MARCH ON. TODAY I TALLY AT THE 4% MARK. WHERE ARE YOU GOING? -DAVE MATTHEWS. AT AN AVERAGE OF JUST UNDER 5 MILES A DAY, IT'S NOT NEARLY GOOD ENOUGH. THE "DEAD IN THE STREETS" ERA IS OVER. I AM OUTSIDE MY HOUSE. I AM ALIVE. MARCH ON.

Monday, March 4, 2013

DAY 27

TONIGHT I RAN LIKE IT WASN'T OK. I RAN HOPING TO EXPLODE, A MANIC, HARD RUN. I GAVE A LADY THE MIDDLE FINGER POINT BLANK. LET'S SEE IF SCIENCE CAN SLOW DOWN THE VIDEOTAPE AND FIND OUT WHEN. I DON'T HAVE THE STRENGTH. THE NEW DAVID BOWIE IS A PERFECTLY AVERAGE ALBUM. THE NEXT DAY, INDEED.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

DAY 26

TODAY WAS ROUGH. OH SUNDAY, YOU HORRIBLE THING. YOU ARE SO BAD TO ME. NOT BECAUSE I WAS TOO HUNGOVER OR ANYTHING; I WASN'T HUNGOVER AT ALL. THAT IS NOT PUNISHMENT ANYWAYS. BUT BEING CONSUMED BY SUCH A LAZINESS, A SLOTH, A DESIRE TO STUFF MY FACE WITH CHEAP CHEESE AND SPREADABLE THINGS ON CARBS. WHY? WHAT AM I EVEN DOING HERE? WHERE DOES THIS COME FROM? TIME TO BLOW IT UP AGAIN. I'LL START WEDNESDAY (FROM WHENST THESE WORDS I WRITE).

Saturday, March 2, 2013

DAY 25

TODAY I RAN WITH AN ACHING BODY. I MOVED THE BODY'S ACHING LEGS AND FEET AGAINST CITY STREETS VAGUELY FAMILIAR. WASHINGTON DC, I DID YOU WRONG. THIS WAS THE DOCUMENT? THIS WAS THE POEM? YOU DESERVED SO MUCH BETTER. WE STARTED IN AN ALLEY, THE THREE OF US, AND SAW NO MONUMENTS. I DID, HOWEVER, SEE A SHINY MALLARD. I LIKE RUNNING UP THE DIRT HILL ALWAYS. HOW IS THAT EVEN IN THE CITY? I FINISHED ON MY BROTHER'S STREET WITH A LONE CIRCULAR, CORROSIVE SWEAT STAIN (NOT ENOUGH); THE PENSIVE LIMITATIONS OF MY TECHNOLOGY BEATING DOWN, SHIELDING A FRIGHTENED SUN. I DIDN'T FEEL LIKE EXPLAINING MY GET-UP SO YOU'RE GETTING A POEM. I TRADED A CITY FOR A POEM; I FEEL ASHAMED, YES. I SHOULD HAVE FILMED THIS. IT WAS LOST ON PURPOSE. I AM NOT AN OPEN PERSON.

Friday, March 1, 2013

DAY 24

TODAY I RAN 7.56. I WANTED TO RUN MORE BUT I DIDN'T LEAVE MYSELF ENOUGH TIME. WE NEEDED TO LEAVE FOR DC BY NOON. I LISTENED TO THE LAST SLEATER-KINNEY ALBUM (THEIR BEST?) AND SOMETHING ELSE. I CAN'T REMEMBER. I AM WRITING THIS FROM THE FUTURE OR THE PAST. DOES IT EVEN MATTER? I AM IN DANGER OF LOSING THE RAILS BADLY. THIS PROJECT IS IN DANGER. DAYS OF NOTHING AWAIT.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

DAY 23

TODAY WAS A PLANNED DAY OFF. I AM NOT AN EXTREME HUMAN BEINGS. MY MUSCLES NEED RECHARGING. PLANNED DAYS OFF ARE BETTER THAN THE OTHER KIND OF DAYS OFF.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

DAY 22

TONIGHT WAS OK. I JERRY-RIGGED MY REFLECTIVE VEST SITUATION WITH SOME STAPLES BUT IT'S NO LONG TERM SOLUTION (SEE RIGHT). THE VIDEO TONIGHT CAME OUT EXTREMELY DARK; I THINK IT'S A COMBINATION OF THE CAMERA A) JIGGLING AROUND TOO MUCH, B) BECOMING PARTIALLY OBSCURED BY FABRIC AT TIMES (DUE TO A), AND C)THE ANGLE I AM CAPTURING (BECAUSE OF A + B) ISN'T PICKING UP THE GLOW FROM MY HEADLAMP. MY NEXT DAY RUN IS FRIDAY SO IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE HOW THAT TURNS OUT. MY FEAR IS THAT SOMETHING WAS DAMAGED HARDWARE-WISE FROM THE DROP YESTERDAY.
TONIGHT I RAN A GOOD DISTANCE ON A FIRST TIME ROUTE FOR ME AS WELL. I LISTENED TO THE ENTIRETY OF 2 KRAFTWERK ALBUMS, RADIO-ACTIVITY AND THE MAN-MACHINE. THESE ARE CONSIDERED CLASSICS BY MANY A FAN BUT THEY DON'T REALLY GRAB ME. (MY FAV RECORD IS AUTOBAHN SO WHAT THE HELL DO I KNOW.) NOT THAT THERE IS SUCH THING AS A BAD KRAFTWERK RECORD. TONIGHT I TOOK A PICTURE OF A LAMP STORE.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

DAY 21

TONIGHT THERE WAS SO MUCH TRAGEDY. MY BELOVED (HAHA) CAMERA-VEST IS DYING. AT ABOUT 1/3 OF THE WAY INTO MY RUN, RIGHT BEFORE I ENTERED THE FOOTBALL STADIUM, MY OLD IPHONE--CURRENT EXPERT RUN CAMERA--WENT FLYING OUT OF ITS POCKET ONTO THE CONCRETE. I EXCERPTED THIS MOMENT RIGHT HERE SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO WEED THROUGH THE MAIN VIDEO. SPEAKING OF WHICH, THE MAIN VIDEO STOPPED FILMING ABRUPTLY WITH ~1.5 MILES LEFT TO GO. I WAS FIDDLING WITH IT TO MAKE SURE IT WOULDN'T FALL OUT AGAIN AND I GUESS I ACCIDENTALLY HIT STOP. AT LEAST I GOT SOME OF IT. BEFORE MY RUN TOMORROW I WILL TRY TO REPAIR MY VEST BUT I'M NOT A FUCKING TAILOR AND I DON'T HAVE HIGH HOPES. I'LL TAKE PICTURES OF MY WORK.

Monday, February 25, 2013

DAY 20

TODAY MARKS THE REBOOT OF 2 RELATED PROJECTS: THE @IE_TAFOOD TWITTER FEED AND THE BLOG, WEIGHT-LOSS-TIPS-AND-SECRETS.TUMBLR.COM. SOMETIMES I NEED TO START THINGS AND STOP THEM AND START THEM AGAIN FOR THE THINGS TO BE GOOD. I REALLY WANT TO BE A COMPLETE HUMAN. I CAN ONLY BE THIS COMPLETE HUMAN IF I SHOWCASE TOTAL CONTROL. EVEN WHEN YOU LOSE CONTROL IT SHOULD BE ON PURPOSE AND MOSTLY CONTROLLED. IT'S OK TO LOSE CONTROL FOR 3-10 HOURS BUT YOU CAN'T SAY YOU ARE GOING TO LOSE CONTROL FOR 3-10 HOURS AND THEN LOSE CONTROL FOR ~10-150 HOURS. THAT IS NOT CONTROL. I AM COOL. I WEAR A SHARKTOOTH NECKLACE CARVED OUT OF YAK BONE. I AM A LEGIT HUMAN PERSON IN EVERY PHASE OF THE GAME.
TONIGHT THE PRIMORDIAL FEAR RETURNED. I RAN ON VERY DANGEROUS, VERY DARK ROADS. ALL THE WHILE LISTENING TO THE LATEST 'LO-FIDELITY' LEAK OF THE NEW FLAMING LIPS--THE TERROR IS NOT JUST A CATCHY NAME (WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT, BE SURE TO SWAP OUT YOUR MP3S, KIDS; HAHA JK). I RAN MY ASS OFF, CONSTANTLY THINKING I WAS GOING TO BE MURDERED AT EVERY TURN. NOT THAT I HAVE ANYTHING TO SHOW FOR IT IN TERMS OF AVERAGE PAGE AS RUNKEEPER DEFINITELY SHORTCHANGED ME AT LEAST 0.5 MILES, PROBABLY MORE. THAT'S HOW IT GOES. THE MOON WAS ESPECIALLY GIGANTIC AND CRAZY TONIGHT TOO. MY SHITTY PIC (RIGHT) DON'T HARDLY DO IT JUSTICE.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

DAY 19

TODAY I SLEPT IN AND I THINK I REALLY SLEPT. IT FELT PRETTY GOOD. IT'S SO RARE I'M OUT FOR A SOLID 8 HOURS AND BASICALLY "OUT" THE ENTIRE TIME (NON-BOOZE-INDUCED, THAT IS). THE NIGHT BEFORE I SAW DJANGO UNCHAINED AND IT WAS GOOD. HIS LAST ONE WAS BETTER BUT I ENJOYED IT. I DIDN'T LEAVE MYSELF ENOUGH TIME TO RUN 6+ (WENT TO VISIT MY NEPHEW) BUT THIS WAS A SOLID RUN; I PUSHED IT. IT WAS REALLY WARM OUT AND I GOT A GOOD SWEAT GOING, OVER-DRESSED AS I WAS. I LISTENED TO CAN'S EGE BAMYASI. I HAD A REALLY NICE WEEKEND ACTUALLY. THE KIND OF WEEKEND WHERE YOU THINK, AT THE END OF IT, WOW THAT WAS A REALLY NICE WEEKEND.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

DAY 18

TODAY WAS A REAL SHIT DAY WEATHER-WISE. SO I WENT TO THE OLE GYM. I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO BE MORE HUNGOVER THEN I WAS, SO THAT WAS NICE. I'M TRYING TO HAVE A MORE PRO-GYM ATTITUDE. I'M TRYING NOT TO LET THE FAKE SMILING HEADS OF ALL THE GYM-PEOPLE GET TO ME. I THINK IF YOU SAY THAT YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE PRO-SOMETHING FEELING ABOUT ANYTHING YOU ARE LIKE MORE THAN HALF OF THE WAY TO ACTUALLY HAVING THAT FEELING. IT'S NOT HARD AND THERE DOESN'T HAVE TO BE A REAL REASON. YOU CAN CHANGE THINGS. JUST BELIEVE THEY ARE SO.
TODAY I AGAIN LISTENED TO THE LAST.FM RADIO APP. AND THIS TIME IT TRACKED THE PLAYLIST ONLINE (SEE RIGHT), ALBEIT RANDOMLY OMITTING ~3-6 SONGS. I DEFINTELY HEARD LEE HAZELWOOD'S "LAS VEGAS" COMPLETELY OUT OF THE BLUE. THAT DAMN APP IS FRUSTRATING. I AM AN OCD-TYPE PERSON; I'D RATHER IT NOT WORK AT ALL THEN ONLY WORK PARTIALLY SOME OF THE TIME. ALAS THERE IS NO PERFECT SYSTEM; MY LIFE IS ME COMING TO TERMS WITH THAT.

Friday, February 22, 2013

DAY 17

TONIGHT I GOT STUCK AT WORK TILL AFTER 5:30. MY GOAL HAD BEEN TO GET OUT BEFORE 5 SO I COULD DO A PROPER RUN BUT I GOT STUCK DOING SOME BULLSHIT. SO I JUST DID A SUB-2-MILE SPRINT, SHOWERED AND DROVE DOWN TO PHILLY TO MEET UP WITH MY FRIEND. WE WENT TO DELILAH'S STRIP CLUB. IT WAS FUN.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

DAY 16

TONIGHT I LISTENED TO BOTH ICEAGE ALBUMS (THE FIRST 2 IF YOU'RE READING THIS IN 2027); THEY'RE EACH UNDER A HALF-HOUR. I COULDN'T DISCERN WHERE THE FIRST ONE ENDED AND THE NEXT ONE BEGAN. I DON'T REALLY GET THE HYPE OF THIS BAND. SEEMS LIKE GENERIC PUNK, DONE WELL BUT GENERIC. GENERIC. I'D SAY THERE ARE BETTER OUTFITS DOING THIS "NEW ROCK" (UGH) MUCH, MUCH BETTER, LIKE THE MEN AND PISSED JEANS, AND EVEN A BAND LIKE CLOUD NOTHINGS. I TACKED ON ROBERT POLLARD'S FROM A COMPOUND EYE AFTER THOSE 2 RECORDS AND GOT TO HEAR THE FIRST COUPLE TUNES. YES, I NEED A LITTLE NUANCE IN MY ROCK N ROLL, I'M SORRY, KILL ME.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

DAY 15

\TODAY I DID NOT RUN. I HAVE RUN 12 OF THE LAST 15 DAYS BUT TODAY WAS NOT ONE OF THOSE DAYS. I THINK THAT # NEEDS TO BE MORE LIKE 14/15 BUT IT'S A START. I'M NOT QUITTING THIS THING; 5,000 IS THE GOAL. SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE RUNNING IS IMPOSSIBLE AND IT IS THE LAST THING ON EARTH I WANT TO DO. THESE ARE THE DAYS I SHOULD DEFINITELY RUN BUT I SELDOM DO. I WILL TRY TO GIVE MYSELF ONE "PLANNED" DAY OFF EVERY COUPLE WEEKS TO AVOID THIS COMMON TRAGEDY.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

DAY 14

TONIGHT IT WAS RAINY AND COLD. IF IT HAD JUST BEEN RAINY I MIGHT'VE RAN OUTSIDE. BUT I DIDN'T RUN OUTSIDE; I RAN ON A TREADMILL AT MY GYM. I HATE THE FUCKING GYM BTW. SOMETHING ABOUT IT MAKES ME ANGRY. I NEED TO DEVELOP/PURCHASE BETTER OUTSIDE RAIN GEAR SO I CAN RUN + FILM OUTSIDE WITHOUT BREAKING MY CAMERA. I FEEL THIS TECHNOLOGY IS AT BEST WEEKS AWAY. TONIGHT I LISTENED TO THE LAST.FM RADIO. I WOULD POST THE PLAYLIST BUT FOR WHATEVER REASON IT'S NOT SHOWING UP IN MY LAST.FM PROFILE. I ACTUALLY PAID THE $3 A MONTH OR WHATEVER FOR THAT APP TOO, LIKE AN IDIOT. I USED THE FRIGGIN' I <3 HEART RADIO APP THE OTHER DAY: WORKED JUST AS GOOD. PISSES ME OFF.

Monday, February 18, 2013

DAY 13

TODAY WAS PRESIDENT'S DAY. WRITE SOMETHING ABOUT PRESIDENTS HERE. I DIDN'T HAVE TO GO TO WORK TODAY. BUT I WENT TO WORK. I WENT TO MY OFFICE AND PARKED MY CAR. I GOT OUT OF MY CAR BECAUSE THERE IS A COOL PARK RIGHT NEXT TO MY OFFICE AND I WANTED TO MIX THINGS UP. TODAY I LISTENED TO THE FIRST STROKES RECORD TO TRY TO GATHER WHAT I WAS MISSING IN MY SUPPOSED COOL YOUTH. I ALSO LISTENED TO ALBUM: GENERIC FLIPPER. WHEN I THINK OF 'MOST PUNK' RECORDS, I AM HARDPRESSED TO CONJURE A 'MORE PUNK' ALBUM THEN THAT. IT'S DEVASTATINGLY PUNK. TODAY I TOOK PICTURES OF A HORSEHEAD AND A DISCARDED, ADVANCE COPY CDR OF THE DEBUT, SELF-TITLED RECORD BY THE GREAT BAND SUCKA.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

DAY 12

TODAY I LOST THE GODDAM MOVIE. I KNOW HOW I DID IT. DO YOU WANT TO KNOW THE STUPID STORY? IT'S SO STUPID. OK HERE GOES: WHEN I AM PULLING OUT MY OLD STUPID, CRACKED IPHONE WHICH IS NOW PRIMARILY JUST A CAMERA + IPOD (THAT'S HOW THAT WORKS), WHEN I AM PULLING IT OUT OF ITS POCKET ON MY COOL VEST TO STOP THE RECORDING, IF I ACCIDENTALLY PRESS THE "SETTINGS" BUTTON (SEE LEFT) I LOSE THE ENTIRE VIDEO. GOOD STORY, RIGHT? THE QUESTION WAS, WHAT DO I DO? WHAT 'TYPE' OF VIDEO SHOULD I UPLOAD IN PLACE OF THE LOST? I DECIDED ON A VIDEO-POEM; I HOPE YOU LIKE IT. (ALSO I AM INTRODUCING THE TAG "LOST" AS I'M SURE I'LL HAVE TO DO THIS AGAIN. THANK YOU.)
TODAY I RAN IN THE BEAUTIFUL COLD MORNING SUN. I RAN FAST BECAUSE I HAD TO BE IN ASBURY PARK AT 1OAM TO SET UP A STAND AT THE ASBURY LANES GARAGE SALE AND RECORD SWAP. IT FELT GOOD TO RUN IN THE EARLY MORNING; I FELT ACCOMPLISHED, LIKE A TRUE MAN. I SOLD ENOUGH BOOKS AND CDS AT THE SALE TO EAT AND DRINK FOR FREE. IT WAS A GOOD DAY.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

DAY 11

TODAY I RAN 10 MILES, OR CLOSE ENOUGH. IT'S BEEN A VERY LONG TIME SINCE I CRACKED DOUBLE DIGITS AND IT FEELS GOOD; I'M IN PAIN BUT IT FEELS GOOD. IT ALREADY FEELS LIKE I'M SO FAR AWAY FROM THE DAYS OF NOTHING BUT I'M REALLY NOT THAT FAR. I KNOW I'M NOT THAT FAR. IN RELATED NEWS, I NOW OWN WEIGHTLOSSSSSS.WORDPRESS.COM. I THINK THAT'S GONNA BE SOMEWHAT SATIRICAL WHEN I FINALLY GET IT SET UP BUT I TRULY BELIEVE SELF-WORTH, IN WHATEVER FORM ONE CAN FIND, GOES A LONG WAY IN TERMS OF SELF-REALIZATION, ACCOMPLISHING GOALS, ETC. (IT'S ALSO MY FIRST ADVENTURE IN WORDPRESS BTW.) TODAY I LISTENED TO THE ENTIRE DOUBLE RECORD, ABATTOIR BLUES/THE LYRE OF ORPHEUS BY NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS. I HADN'T LISTENED TO NICK CAVE IN A LONG TIME, AND I'M NOT SURE I'VE EVER LISTENED TO THAT RECORD START TO FINISH. IT'S A SOLID ALBUM, NOT GREAT; REALLY POWERFUL MOMENTS HERE AND THERE, COUPLED WITH SOME BORING TUNES. LYRICALLY, I PREFER THE WEIRD TO THE HEADY, THOUGH AT TIMES, CAVE IS CERTAINLY DABBLING IN BOTH SIMULTANEOUSLY. I ALSO HAD TIME TO LISTEN TO A PORTION OF THE VERY UNDERRATED RYAN ADAMS PROJECT ORION. JESUS THAT IS A FUN ALBUM. TODAY I WATCHED THE END OF THE RUTGERS-DEPAUL BASKETBALL GAME ON MY PHONE. YOU CAN SEE ME DOING THIS IN THE ABOVE VIDEO STARTING AT ~7:30. TODAY I TOOK LIKE 6 PICTURES; HERE'S ONE AND HERE'S ANOTHER. I ALSO TOOK 2 TINY VIDEOS. TODAY IS ALSO NOTABLE BECAUSE THE SOUNDTRACK IS NOT A DRONE BUT RATHER A MIND-NUMBINGLY, REPETITIVE MELODY FOR 80+ MINUTES.

Friday, February 15, 2013

DAY 10

TONIGHT SOMETHING CAME OVER ME AT ABOUT THE 4-MILE MARK. I FELT INSANELY WEAK. THIS HAPPENS SOMETIMES. I AM SURE IT HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH FOOD BUT EXACTLY WHAT I CAN'T BE SURE; I'M NOT A DOCTOR. I STARTED A TWITTER FEED TRACKING EVERYTHING I PUT IN MY BODY BTW. MAYBE THAT'LL HELP? I AM NOTHING IF NOT ONE UNORIGINAL IDEA AFTER ANOTHER. I WAS THINKING ABOUT THIS CONCEPT RECENTLY. LIKE WITH MUSICIANS AND BANDS: WHY DO THEY ALWAYS END UP MAKING RECORDS THAT ARE SO CLOSELY TIED TO OLD SHIT THEY LIKE? I'M NOT JUST TALKING ABOUT THE MUSIC/SOUND; I MEAN THE ARTWORK, THE SONG AND ALBUM TITLES, THE WHOLE DEAL. I'M GONNA MAKE A RECORD CALLED 'KINDA LIKE OLD SHIT I LIKE BUT I MADE IT'. I WAS THINKING OF THIS IN TERMS OF THE BAND THE NATIONAL AS I LISTENED TO THEIR RECORD SAD SONGS FOR DIRTY LOVERS. (I'VE NEVER REALLY LISTENED TO THEM AND THOUGHT I'D GIVE THEM A SHOT.) IT'S PERFECTLY FINE MUSIC AND AT TIMES PRETTY GREAT, BUT I COULDN'T HELP THINKING HOW STUPIDLY DERIVATIVE IT FELT AS WELL. VERY FEW TRUE EXPERIMENTERS CRACKING THE DARN RADAR IT SEEMS. TOMORROW I AM GOING TO RUN VERY FAR.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

DAY 9

TONIGHT I RAN AT DUSK. I HAVE BEEN USING 4 BLOG TAGS TO DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN 'TYPES' OF RUNS: DAY, NIGHT, GYM & NOTHING. BUT TONIGHT I RAN AT DUSK. IT FELT MORE LIKE 'NIGHT' THAN 'DAY' BECAUSE I RAN AFTER WORK. DO MOST PEOPLE ASSOCIATE DUSK WITH NIGHT RATHER THAN DAY? OR IS IT JUST IT'S OWN THING? THE POINT HERE IS THAT I AM NOT MAKING A FUCKING DUSK BLOG TAG. THE MUSIC FOR THIS RUN WAS AMERICAN WATER BY SILVER JEWS, WHICH MIGHT BE THE ALBUM I'VE LISTENED TO THE MOST TIMES OVER THE LAST ~18 MONTHS. TONIGHT WAS VALENTINE'S. THAT IS WHY I 'ONLY' RAN 4.72 MILES. I HAD TO GET BACK HOME TO GET PRETTY FOR MY SPECIAL VALENTINE'S DATE, WHICH WAS LOVELY. I ATE MONKFISH. TONIGHT THE APP WORKED PROPERLY, I THINK.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

DAY 8

THE DANG APP AGAIN FUDGED UP. I DIDN'T RUN 8 MILES. I CAN NOT RUN 8 MILES AT A 7:14/MI CLIP. (I WISH.) BUT I'M NOT GONNA DO ANYTHING TO CORRECT THIS. IF THIS HAPPENS 3-5 MORE DAYS IN A ROW, I WILL CONSIDER IT, BUT UNTIL THEN MY MANTRA IS JUST GONNA BE "PAY IT FORWARD." (WHAT?) I LISTENED TO REAL EMOTIONAL TRASH BY STEPHEN MALKMUS AND THE JICKSTERS. I WROTE A TINY BIT ABOUT THAT RECORD HERE; I WON'T REPEAT MYSELF. IT WAS A WEIRD, MISTY SNOW TONIGHT. FELT COOL TO RUN THROUGH.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

DAY 7

TONIGHT I GOT BACK ON TRACK. I DID NOT RUN 8.41 MILES BUT I RAN SOMETHING POINT SOMETHING MILES FOR SURE. THE RUNKEEPER APP OBVIOUSLY FUCKED UP BUT I'M NOT GONNA TRY TO CORRECT IT. I FIGURE IT'LL AVERAGE OUT IT IN THE LONG RUN. (LONG RUN, GET IT?) I DEFINITELY RAN AT LEAST 7 MILES TONIGHT. I LISTENED TO BIG SCIENCE BY LAURIE ANDERSON AND HONEYS BY PISSED JEANS. ALSO OF NOTE IS THE ASSHOLE WHO ALMOST HIT ME WITH HIS CAR TOWARDS THE END OF THE VIDEO; I CALL HIM A "FUCKING ASSHOLE" OR SOMETHING. IT'S GREAT.

Monday, February 11, 2013

DAY 6

TODAY I HAD NO EXCUSE. YESTERDAY WAS ONE THING. KILL ME.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

DAY 5

>TODAY WAS NOTHING. SO HERE'S THE DEAL. THIS COULD GO ONE OF TWO WAYS. I COULD STOP OR I COULD CONTINUE. LOOK, I WAS TOO HUNGOVER TO RUN TODAY. I AM NOT PROUD. I HAVE A PROBLEM. OR MAYBE THE WORLD HAS A PROBLEM AND I AM JUST DEALING WITH IT IN A TOTALLY APPROPRIATE MANNER; IT'S NOT IMPORTANT. BUT THIS PROJECT IS IMPORTANT; IT'S IMPORTANT TO ME. I HAVE TO RUN 5,000 TOTAL MILES OVER THE NEXT 666 DAYS. IF I DON'T I'LL DIE. IT'S TRUE. SO THIS VIDEO + SONG IS A REPRESENTATION OF MY NOT RUNNING AT ALL. THIS IS GOING TO HAPPEN AGAIN. MAYBE EVEN TOMORROW. WHEN IT DOES I WILL FIND A RANDOM ANIMATED GIF AND RECORD A 15-30 SECOND SONG. A RANDOM ANIMATED GIF + A HASTILY THROWN TOGETHER 15-30 SECOND SONG SAYS, "YES I WANT TO DIE. I DON'T CARE." I HAVE TO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS IS A PART OF ME AS I MOVE TOWARDS THE ULTIMATE GOAL. IF I DON'T, IT WILL TRULY WIN. IT WILL GET THE BETTER OF ME AND I WILL DIE.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

DAY 4

TODAY WAS NICE. THAT'S RIGHT, TODAY. TODAY WAS SATURDAY. I RAN AT ABOUT 3:30PM. IT WAS LOVELY, SUN-SHINEY; SO NICE TODAY. (NOT TONIGHT, TODAY.) I TOOK SOME LOVELY PICTURES; AMONG THEM: HERE + HERE. AND A LIL VIDEO TOO. IT WAS GREAT. I LISTENED TO THE TWO BIG STAR ALBUMS. I THINK THE SONG I MADE FOR THE VIDEO CAME OUT GREAT. IT'S A 54-MINUTE LONG SONG; ONE OF MANY TO COME. EVERYTHING'S GREAT.